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Thursday, April 26, 2018

Exercising While You Are Sick

BY MONIQUE BARTLETT  Summer is on its way, yet spring is still hanging on.  Trees and flowers are budding and people are out and about....

An Ode to the Suburban Mother

BY DR LYDIA THURTON  I’d like to discuss a beautiful and hard working type of human being – the suburban mother. As the Toronto area...

Zika Virus 101: WHO Declares Emergency

BY DR LYDIA THURTON Headlines of infants with abnormally small skulls have been in the news for months. The Zika virus has become a media...

A is for Autism and Awareness Learn the Facts

BY MICHELLE SMITH  April is known as Autism awareness month. April 2nd, 2016 was celebrated as World Autism Awareness Day. Thousands of landmarks, including the...

Eating Beets! Are They Bad For You?

BY MICHELLE SMITH  With March being nutrition month, it's that time again to give you some knowledge. Growing up in a West Indian household beets...

How to Make a Smoothie Like a Boss

BY DR LYDIA THURTON  I love crazy smoothie concoctions. The more nutrients, the better. Smoothies, the breakfast of busy people everywhere. Old faithfuls like strawberry...

Morning Sickness vs Hyperemesis Gravidum

BY MICHELLE SMITH As your  Health Care Advocate and as a health care professional with over ten years’ experience in our health care system, I...

Attending to Stress! Take a Look Within

BY SIMONE SMITH Stress has always been something that many can relate to because we all feel it; unfortunately, many of us are unable to...

Protect Your Brain from Dreaded Dementias

BY DR LYDIA THURTON The thought of losing one’s mind is incredibly frightening. For many of us, our identity is in our thoughts. We know...

Get the Facts About Medical Marijuana – Who’s Eligible?

BY MICHELLE SMITH In recent weeks medical Marijuana has been trending as a big discussion, especially with most recent talks by Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne saying...

Community News

Tree of Hope. 16th annual We Believe Gala bringing awareness and hope for change

BY: JELANI GRANT  Throughout the night guests filled out their donation cards and had a ribbon signed with their name displayed on stage. The ribbons...

‘Take d Milk, Nah?’ Shines light on the question of identity

BY: ALYSSA MAHADEO Who am I? How can I prove to the world who I am? Why do I have to prove my identity to...

Get ready to be FLOOR’D

BY: DELLIA RISMAY Raw energy. Blissful. Unique. These are just some of the words Natasha Powell, the artistic director and choreographer behind FLOOR’D uses to...

Head Girl play tackles difficult issues through comedy

BY: JELANI GRANT Presented by Real Queens Productions, Jamaican playwright Paul O. Beale debuted, The Head Girl, at the Jamaican Canadian Association. Robert Gordon, Kameka...

CACD Rewarded for volunteer excellence at awards ceremony

BY: KRISTINA RAMCHARRAN  In recognition of those using their spare time to create betterment in the community, the Volunteering Service Awards were created. The awards...